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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital, Kenepuru Hospital and Hutt Hospital

Service: Otolaryngology (Ears, Nose and Throat - ENT) Service

Contract: Permanent, part-time 30 hours p/w

Salary: As per ASMS MECA

Job no: SMO60-23    

Closing Date: Sunday, 19 November 2023


Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for a General Otolaryngologist to join our team in late 2023 to help provide elective and acute services (as part of the on-call roster).

The successful applicant will be a highly motivated team player and will enjoy a very collegial relationship. The role is based at Wellington Regional Hospital, however the successful candidate will be expected to work across the greater Wellington region in line with a current change to establish a sub-regional ENT service.

The position will involve a range of acute and elective general ORL surgery however application from a post-fellow or experienced surgeon with a sub-specialty area of interest, particularly in Otology, would be welcomed.

Some undergraduate teaching is expected as well as supervision and teaching of registrars in the otolaryngology training rotation.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The department currently consists of ten general and subspecialist surgeons who provide a wide range of service to the greater Wellington region and tertiary level care for the wider region. Current recruitment to the sub-regional service will see the team increase to 11 surgeons.

These include general otolaryngology, rhinology and anterior skull base surgery, otology, lateral skull base and acoustic neuroma surgery, cochlear implantation, paediatric otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. We work in close collaboration with oncology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, paediatric and neurosurgery services. Suitable candidates will have opportunities for research.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in Otolaryngology with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRACS or equivalent to be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Capital, Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Follow the link to apply via our website: and click the yellow ‘Apply Now’ button to send your application directly to us.

For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we are not accepting recruitment agencies’ applications.


Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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